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August 15th,

Don't forget to send in your comments or to call to voice your opinion on the rule changes being considered to the CCP on the Mississippi River. My opinion is it won't stop here. They once proposed to put a charge at all boat landings to make you pay to use the Refuge. Its coming back to that but through all commercial operations on the river, including fishing tournaments and commercial fishermen. They haven't even finalized everything yet but have public meetings schedu...led! This was all done in 2006 with massive public meetings, but now they are redoing it without the massive public meetings, there isn't even any advanced notice. NOBODY knows what's happening. Spread the word please. If you don't want to see us getting 500% to 1500% raises in our fees, which then get passed on to the or email. The less than 1% Shouldn't have to pay for the 99.9% of the users in the refuge, nor should we pay at all! Its public property, given to the Federal government by the STATES! If you don't want to see any changes then call or write saying to make NO CHANGES TO THE CCP IN THE REFUGE!!!!

Share and encourage people to pass this on. No more changes to the refuge system. No more paperwork and fees and taxes. It only affects the middle class and small businesses.

Contact Tim Yager The Fish and Wildlife Service at 507-494-6219. Email him at If you want to attend the meetings, here are the dates and times: They are coming up quickly.

August 23, 2016 - Winona, Minnesota from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Winona Historical Society, 160 Jackson Street, Winona, MN 55987

August 24, 2016 - Onalaska, Wisconsin from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Refuge Visitor Center, N5727 County Road Z, Onalaska, WI 54650.

August 25, 2016 - Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Community Center, 214 East Blackhawk Avenue, Prairie du Chien, WI 53821

August 30, 2016 – Thomson, Illinois from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Refuge Visitor Center, 7071 Riverview Road, Thomson, IL 61285



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Page Summary: Clements Fishing Barge offers fishing reports on bass fishing, walleye fishing and striped bass fishing. We are well known for Musky fishing, pike fishing, local fishing spots as well as fishing for northern pike are also part of the scope of our business. We also specialize in mississippi river fishing report, local fishing reports in Onalaska, Stoddard, Victory as well as Genoa. Other areas we serve include Winona, MN, Lansing Iowa, Viroqua and La Crosse. We also service Prairie du Chien, DeSoto and beyond.

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